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hydrostatics

hy·dro·stat·ics

hydrostatics

pronunciation:
haI dr stae tihks
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the scientific study of liquids at rest, esp. with regard to pressure and equilibrium.
derivations: hydrostatic (adj.), hydrostatical (adj.), hydrostatically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word hydrostatics contains the following parts:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology